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Andre De Shields, Haven Burton, Lillias White & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in ChicagoAndre De Shields, Haven Burton, Lillias White & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 29, 2015

The new musical GOTTA DANCE will take its first steps with an all-star cast. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Hungry-or thirsty- for adventure? Feral Tale Theatricals will bring to the stage for four special performances a hilarious new comedy by playwright Nell Benjamin: "The Explorers Club." The wildly farcical production will be offered to the Las Vegas community. (more...)

Jon Peterson, Kirsten Wyatt & More Set for Theatre Aspen's 2015 SeasonJon Peterson, Kirsten Wyatt & More Set for Theatre Aspen's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Theatre Aspen announced casting for the organization's upcoming slate of repertory shows, which includes CABARET, Peter and the Starcatcher, Junie B Jones the Musical and Other Desert Cities. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Theatre Aspen announced casting for the organization's upcoming slate of repertory shows, which includes CABARET, Peter and the Starcatcher, Junie B Jones the Musical and Other Desert Cities. (more...)

The Blank Theatre Sets New Living Room Series Submission PeriodThe Blank Theatre Sets New Living Room Series Submission Period
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Blank Theatre in Hollywood is now accepting scripts for its 2015-2016 Living Room Series. Submissions will be accepted between June 1 and August 31, 2015. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks for South Bend RegionSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks for South Bend Region
by Alex E. Price - May 27, 2015

The summer of 2015 is looking to be the best summer yet! This year's Summer lineup of theater is stellar! Take a look at my top 5 picks of Summer Theater that you should check out as you relax under the heat and soak up the sun! (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL to Open 2015 Season at Washington Crossing Open Air TheatreLEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL to Open 2015 Season at Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2015

The 2015 summer season at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre begins with a musical comedy that's so much fun it shouldn't be legal! Legally Blonde the Musical is set for a two weekend run at the outdoor venue from Friday, May 29 through Sunday, June 7. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NOISES OFF, SPAMALOTBrightSide Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NOISES OFF, SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's 2015-2016 5th Anniversary Season - 'Season Five - Season of Farce!' - Noises Off; Not Now, Darling; and the smash hit musical comedy Monty Python's Spamalot. 'With BrightSide Theatre having been founded for the love of farce, we knew our Fifth Anniversary Season had to be filled with pure laughter. These three farces are the epitome of Laugh-Out-Loud comedies! From the show named the greatest farce of all times, to a classic British farce, to the musical that always 'Looks on the BrightSide of Life', explains Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak , 'we invite you to join us as we celebrate our Fifth Anniversary by sharing in the laughter that will entertain you throughout our 'Season Five - Season of Farce!' ' (more...)

DTC Welcomes Jeffrey Woodward as New Managing DirectorDTC Welcomes Jeffrey Woodward as New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The Dallas Theater Center Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Jeffrey Woodward as managing director of the 56-year-old organization. Woodward's experience includes Syracuse Stage and 17 years at McCarter Theatre Center. The appointment follows the departure of Heather M. Kitchen, who announced her retirement in September 2014. Woodward will formally assume his post in mid-July. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Ellen Harvey & More Join Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny; Full Cast Announced!Jason Gotay, Ellen Harvey & More Join Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Muny announced today its complete cast for Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) Into The Woods, playing July 21-27. The production will be directed by Gary Griffin, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Brad Haak. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present THE EXPLORERS CLUB, 6/12-28South Bend Civic Theatre to Present THE EXPLORERS CLUB, 6/12-28
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

South Bend Civic Theatre presents the frantic comedy The Explorers Club, June 12-28, 2015 in the Warner Theatre, 403 N. Main Street, in South Bend. Set in 1879 London, the prestigious Explorers Club members face an imminent crisis: their bartender is nowhere to be found. Well, that and their acting president wants to admit a woman to their distinguished membership of scientists. The candidate is beautiful, smart and the discoverer of a lost tribe, having brought back a member of the tribe for display. The decision to accept her could shake the foundations of the British Empire and worse, threaten cigars and brandy time at the club! What will the members do at this most difficult crisis in their three-hundred year history? Why, order more drinks, of course! An inspired, uproarious farce by Nell Benjamin. (more...)

THIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in JuneTHIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in June
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

La MaMa will present the world-premiere of THIS IS MARY BROWN - a solo play written and performed by Winsome Brown - with preview performances starting June 11 prior to an official press opening June 14 at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (74 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan. Brad Rouse directs the production, which runs through June 28. Following its debut at La MaMa, THIS IS MARY BROWN will travel to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. (more...)

Tickets to Theatre Aspen's 2015 Season Now on SaleTickets to Theatre Aspen's 2015 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The organization's 32nd season will be extended by two weeks this summer.  The Hurst Theatre opens with the groundbreaking revival version of the musical CABARET, running in repertory with Other Desert Cities, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Junie B. Jones The Musical.  Following the regular season, the theatre recently announced the launch of the Aspen Theatre Festival, featuring new plays and musicals being developed for the stage.  The festival takes place the week of August 23rd - 28th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Delaware Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Delaware Theatre Company
by Mark Brainard - Apr 24, 2015

When the title of the musical is followed by 'based on the book/film...', there tends to be one of two reactions- excitement (LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, MARY POPPINS, RAGTIME) or dread (SISTER ACT, GHOST, CARRIE). And while the Broadway-bound BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE, now playing through May 10th at the Delaware Theatre Company, does not quite reach the level of LA CAGE or RAGTIME, it's hard to resist the feel-good charm bubbling off the stage. (more...)

Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin, who recently starred opposite each other in Encores! LADY, BE GOOD, will return to the stage in Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny in St. Louis beginning July 6, just one week after they tie the knot! (more...)

Broadway-Bound BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE Extends at Delaware Theatre Company, Thru 5/10Broadway-Bound BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE Extends at Delaware Theatre Company, Thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Delaware Theatre Company opened the new musical, BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, on April 8th,with Book and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin (Broadway's LEGALLY BLONDE: the musical), Music by Duncan Sheik (Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING), and directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Broadway's RAGTIME). It has now extended its run at DTC through May 10th. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS Musical to Take 'Shape' by Late Summer?MEAN GIRLS Musical to Take 'Shape' by Late Summer?
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

According to Billboard, the highly anticipated musical stage adaptation of the hit film MEAN GIRLS could be finished by late summer. (more...)

Hasty Pudding Institute to Honor Music Executive Clive DavisHasty Pudding Institute to Honor Music Executive Clive Davis
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 honors legendary Music Producer Clive Davis as the 2015 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award. (more...)

Marcia Milgrom Dodge Helms Revamped BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, Beginning Tonight at Delaware Theatre CompanyMarcia Milgrom Dodge Helms Revamped BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, Beginning Tonight at Delaware Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Delaware Theatre Company will open the new musical, BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE this Saturday, with Book and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin (Broadway's LEGALLY BLONDE: the musical), Music by Duncan Sheik (Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING), and directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Broadway's RAGTIME). (more...)

BWW Previews: Spring High School Musical Season, 2015!BWW Previews: Spring High School Musical Season, 2015!
by Maggie Yates - Mar 31, 2015

Santa Barbara high school students bring audiences a range of exciting musicals, including Legally Blonde, Crazy for You, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Young Frankenstein. (more...)

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